Sir Keir Starmer seeks to further distance his Labour from Jeremy Corbyn's

Sir Keir Starmer seeks to further distance his Labour from Jeremy Corbyn’s as he uses conference speech to paint the party as that of security, patriotism and family The Labour leader will look to distance his leadership from that of Corbyn's In a speech in Doncaster, Starmer will promote education and family support He will also try to appeal to Labour voters who turned to the Tories in December

By Daniel Martin Policy Editor For The Daily Mail

Published: 01:22 BST, 22 September 2020 | Updated: 01:22 BST, 22 September 2020

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Sir Keir Starmer will today seek to distance himself from his hard-left predecessor by painting Labour as the party of patriotism and of family.

In a speech in Doncaster, he will pledge the party is ‘under new leadership’ and that under him, Labour is now ‘serious about winning’.

The Labour leader will put education and support for families at the heart of his mission to make Britain the ‘best place to grow up in and the best place to grow old in’.

Sir Keir Starmer (pictured) will today seek to distance himself from his hard-left predecessor by painting Labour as the party of patriotism and of family

Sir Keir Starmer (pictured) will today seek to distance himself from his hard-left predecessor by painting Labour as the party of patriotism and of family

And he will make a plea to thousands of voters across the north of England who turned to the Tories following the disastrous leadership of Jeremy Corbyn, saying: ‘We hear you.’

‘I ask you: take another look at Labour,’ Sir Keir will say. ‘We’re under new leadership. We love this country as you do.

‘This is the country I grew up in and it’s the country I will grow old in. And I want it to be the country I know it can be. That, in the end, is why I do this. To change lives for the better.’

The speech is taking place on the day that would usually be the highlight of the Labour Party conference, which has been called off this year thanks to coronavirus.

In a speech in Doncaster, he will pledge the party is ‘under new leadership’ and that under him, Labour is now ‘serious about winning’

In a speech in Doncaster, he will pledge the party is ‘under new leadership’ and that under him, Labour is now ‘serious about winning’

Sir Keir will say: ‘My vision for Britain is simple: I want this to be the best country to grow up in and the best country to grow old in. A

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